Re: Arc™ Mouse

Hal Burgiss hal at
Sun Jun 6 03:27:34 UTC 2010

On Sat, Jun 5, 2010 at 2:52 PM, Danny Michel <dan at> wrote:
> any news with your issue?
> On 6/1/10 8:38 PM, Danny Michel wrote:
> hoping we both get help
> On 6/1/10 7:58 PM, 踏雪zhuzx wrote:
> i also have the same question. but my mouse is not Microsoft Arc Mouse. my
> pc is ideapad Y460, and my mouse is a gift from Lenovo. when i boot into
> ubuntu, the mouse can work well, but sometime, it just doesn't work. when i
> move the mouse, the cursor can move, but whatver i click, right-click or
> duble-click, it doesn't work. But at this time, i still can use my pc's
> multi-touch, and it works well. when i un-plug and re-plug the usb
> connector, the mouse works well again. i don't why this happen, and i want a
> solution, thanks!
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> On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 01:39, Danny Michel <dan at> wrote:
>> every time i boot into ubuntu after i have been on windows, the mouse
>> wheel scrolling on my Microsoft Arc™ Mouse is messed up (too fast) on
>> ubuntu. i found an 'article', but if i'm understanding correctly, they
>> are saying it is 'solved' because 'all you have to do' is un-plug and
>> re-plug the usb connector. this doesn't sound like it solved to me. is
>> that what they are saying? un-plug, then re-plug the connector every
>> time we start ubuntu?
>> . also, i can't set
>> my mouse speed within ubuntu.

The problem sounds like Windows, not Ubuntu.

Suggested solution: Uninstall Windows, or just reformat the partition
its on. That has a high likelihood of removing this annoyance once and
for all.


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